Pillars of destruction

These composite image shows several pillars within the Carina Nebula which were observed and studied with the MUSE instrument, mounted on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The massive stars within the star formation region slowly destroy the pillars of dust and gas from which they are born.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

ESO/A. McLeod

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso1639b
Tegund:Háskóli
Útgáfudagur:Nóv 2, 2016, 12:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1639
Stærð:1887 x 1146 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:Carina Nebula
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Flokkur:Nebulae

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